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Library Trustees


Contact TypeContact Information
 
Current Board Members
Name
Elected
Term Ends
6/06 Jt. Appt.
5/19
7/18 Jt.Appt.
5/19
5/99
5/20
10/04 Jt. Appt.
5/21
5/13
5/19
11/07 Jt. Appt.
5/20

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The primary role of the Board of Library Trustees shall be:

• To act as legal representatives of the J. V. Fletcher Library and as official civic advocates of its service program.
• To develop Library administrative and program policy and to set Goals and Objectives for service.
• Management of, and authorization of expenditures from, Trust Funds; management of the Fine Arts and Historical Arts assets of the Library.
• Selection, hiring and evaluation of the Library Director
• Determination, with the Director, of service priorities for preparation of annual budgets, recruitment to staff, program development and facilities management.
• Ultimate oversight of Trust Fund expenditures primarily in the nature of:
• Public Programming
• Continuing Education and Staff Development
• Fine Arts Insurance, Historical Conservation
• Public Relations relating to Long Range Goals and Objectives  
• Equipment, Capital and Specialized Expenditures
• Library Materials
Gift and Bequests to Benefit the Library may be Made out to:
"Trustees of the J. V. Fletcher Library"

MEETING SCHEDULE
The Board regularly holds open meetings the first Monday evening of each month 
 -- convening at 7:00PM at the J. V. Fletcher Library.  The Library Facility Needs Committee - a joint Committee comprised of Trustees and Members of the Permanent Town Building Committee met 36 times from 2014 to 2016 during the duration of the MBLC Planning and Design Grant.
{See Minutes on Town website}


June 21, 2018
5:30 PM
Town Strategic Planning Retreat, Kimball’s
July 9, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board
July 24, 2018
TBD
Joint Appointment of Vacancy with Board of Selectmen
August 13, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve FY20-FY22 Budgets due 8/30; Approve ARIS Report due MBLC 8/17/18
September 17, 2018 [re-scheduled from 9/10]
7:00 PM
Full Board; Approve Annual Town Reports due 9/14; Capital Budget due 9/7
October 1, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board; Board collaborates on Director’s Performance Review document; Approve State Aid/Financial Report due MBLC 10/5
October 15, 2018
7:30 PM
Abbot School, Special Town Meeting until Adjourned
November 5, 2018
6:30 PM
Full Board; Director’s Performance Review held ; Approve Annual Action Plan due MBLC 12/1
November 16, 2018
10AM-12:30PM
Staff Volunteer Recognition Brunch
December 3, 2018
7:00 PM
Full Board
January 7, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
February 4, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
March 4, 20189
7:00 PM
Full Board
March 23, 2019
10:00 AM
Abbot School, Annual Town Meeting until Adjourned
April 1, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
May 6, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
June 3, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board
June 20, 2019
5:30 PM
Town Strategic Planning Retreat, Kimball’s
July 8, 2019
7:00 PM
Full Board

 
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